Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||132° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.89 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 24.5"||15.92 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||south||15.92 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 35.1"||954.68 mi||west||0° 08' 08.9"||9.34 mi||south||954.38 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 20.5"||964.34 mi||east||2° 42' 37.3"||186.42 mi||south||975.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Mon 9:06 AM||769 km||478 miles||415 nm|| SSW|
|Adamstown||Mon 10:06 AM||947 km||588 miles||511 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Mon 8:06 AM||1858 km||1155 miles||1003 nm|| W|
|Easter Island *||Mon 1:06 PM||2613 km||1623 miles||1411 nm|| ESE|
|Rarotonga||Mon 8:06 AM||2951 km||1834 miles||1593 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 8:06 AM||3450 km||2144 miles||1863 nm|| NW|
|Alofi||Mon 7:06 AM||4006 km||2489 miles||2163 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Tue 8:06 AM||4264 km||2650 miles||2303 nm|| W|
|Fakaofo||Tue 7:06 AM||4312 km||2680 miles||2328 nm|| W|
|Nukualofa||Tue 7:06 AM||4551 km||2828 miles||2457 nm|| WSW|
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